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The people gather for justice for Ihumaatao

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:04 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

On Tuesday 23 July police stormed Ihumaatao and yesterday the whole community responded from tamariki to kuia. The children were at Ihumaatao making it clear, this is their future. A large group from Te Kura Maori o Nga Tapuwae, singing waiata, came in support ... More >>

Call to action to stop the destruction of Ihumaatao

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 8:13 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

Today around one hundred police arrived at Ihumaatao to remove the kaitiaki living on the whenua. Police were there to enable Fletcher to begin its development. Kaitiaki have been maintaining the buildings and the surrounding gardens, and running education ... More >>

SOUL stand ready to protect Ihumaatao

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 4:22 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

SOUL stand ready to protect Ihumaatao as Fletcher development due to begin More >>

19,000-strong Ihumaatao petition to be delivered to Council

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:38 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

Resolute political will and bold action are now needed to break the impasse over the high-profile land dispute at Ihumaatao, near Auckland International Airport. More >>

A Hikoi To Parliament on 12 March 2019

Friday, 8 March 2019, 4:07 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

Following a hugely successful Reclamation Festival at Ihumaatao on the weekend, supporters of the Auckland-based Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) Campaign will march through the streets of Wellington on 12 March, from Te Wharewaka (near our national ... More >>

Ihumaatao Reclamation Festival this Saturday

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 2:41 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

Announcing the fabulous line-up for the Ihumaatao Reclamation Festival at Ihumaatao, near Auckland International Airport on Saturday 2 March 2019. More >>

Disappointing’ Environment Court Decision

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 2:10 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

Yesterday’s decision by the Environment Court about a proposed Special Housing Area at Ihumātao, on confiscated Māori land near Māngere, removes the last legal impediment to the transnational corporation Fletcher Residential developing the site ... More >>

Strong demonstration at Ihumatao for Māori land struggle

Monday, 28 May 2018, 11:29 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

Only a day after Bastion Point’s 40-Year Commemorations, hundreds of people gathered on contested land in Ihumatao to show their commitment to the ongoing campaign to stop an unwanted housing development by Fletcher Building. More >>

Community to Take a Stand for Ihumātao

Friday, 18 May 2018, 12:45 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

The clock is ticking against SHA 62 and, SOUL (Save Our Unique Landscape) is proud to announce a new public demonstration rejecting Fletcher plans to build high-cost housing on this confiscated land at Ihumātao . Take a Stand on the Land will be ... More >>

Embattled Fletcher Building to face protest tomorrow

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 10:17 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

The community group SOUL (Save Our Unique Landscape) battling against Fletcher plans to build 480 luxury houses on stolen Māori land at Ihumātao, will hold a rally and protest outside the Fletcher Headquarters at 810 Great South Rd, Penrose at midday ... More >>

Te Karanga a Hape Hīkoi

Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:36 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

Date: Sunday December the 10th Location: Karangahape Road Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Assembly point: Studio One, 1 Ponsonby Road . KAUPAPA More >>

Is this New Zealand's Standing Rock? SOUL Protest Wednesday.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:51 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

People intend to confront Fletcher Construction on Wednesday and to inform many others about Fletcher's plans to build houses on New Zealand's most historic site. Ihumatao in Mangere, next to the airport in Auckland, holds the archaeological remains of ... More >>

Open Letter to PM: Follow the advice of UN over Ihumātao

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 4:00 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

The Open Letter below to the Prime Minister from the mana whenua-led community group Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) was published today. SOUL has been campaigning for over two years against the plan by Fletcher Residential Limited to build 480 high-cost ... More >>

NZ Government Fails! No Answers over Injustices at Ihumātao

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:47 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

The New Zealand Government delegation to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination in Geneva yesterday failed to answer multiple questions about the development of a Special Housing Area on confiscated Māori land at Ihumātao ... More >>

NZ Government delegation snubs NGO groups at UN in Geneva

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:49 am | Save Our Unique Landscape

SOUL, the mana whenua-led community group fighting Fletcher Residential Ltd, the Government and Auckland City over a proposed Special Housing Area on confiscated land at Ihumātao near Auckland Airport, has presented its case to the UN Committee ... More >>

SOUL is going to Geneva to report on Govt’s racist policy

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 2:08 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

SOUL, the mana whenua-led campaign working to protect Ihumātao from permanent destruction, is taking its case to the United Nations in Geneva in a bid to be heard by the New Zealand Government. More >>

SOUL travellers return from the UN Indigenous Peoples Forum

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 4:07 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

A rousing welcome is planned at Auckland International Airport at 1:00 pm on May 5, for campaigners returning from the UN after advocating for the protection of confiscated Māori lands. More >>

Report fails to identify significant archaeological finds

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 2:53 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

A review by senior Auckland archaeologist Ian Lawlor challenges the draft archaeological work, commissioned by Fletcher, for its application to Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga for an authority to modify and destroy archaeological sites located within ... More >>

New Find Questions Validity of Fletcher’s Report on Ihumātao

Monday, 17 October 2016, 1:37 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

A new archaeological discovery on controversial land at Ihumātao, designated as Special Housing Area 62, calls into question the adequacy and conclusions of a Fletcher’s report presented to Council consent hearings in February 2016. More >>

Community determined to Protect Ihumātao

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:12 pm | Save Our Unique Landscape

The first 'Whare' has been erected at the Ihumātao SHA and action group SOUL want to ensure it’s the only one. More >>



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